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PayPal Data Engineer in Shanghai, China

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 305 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

  1. Works with PayPal business units and Product Development teams to design, develop and deliver data solutions on one of the largest data platforms in the world.

  2. Supports PayPal business units by providing data in a ready-to-use form to data analysts and data scientists for Business insights, predictive analytics, machine learning, etc.

  3. Design and develop data solution features or data pipeline.

  4. Participates in architecture discussions, proposes and discusses solutions to system and product changes that are directly related to their area of focus.

  5. Responsible for managing multiple applications, providing necessary support and maintenance activities.

  6. Postgraduate majoring Computer Science, Software Engineering and so on.

  7. Experience in Java programming

  8. Good understanding of database principles and SQL beyond just data access.

  9. Intermediate level knowledge on following technologies:

­ Spark with Python or Scala

­ HBase

­ Hive/Pig

­ Scripting (Shell, Python, Java)

­ Database fundamentals (Oracle or Teradata)

­ Hadoop echo system

­ Elastic search

  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.


We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at